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Welcome to Housing Court

The Housing Court has jurisdiction over criminal cases involving violations of the City’s housing, building, fire, zoning, health, waste collection, sidewalk and agricultural and air pollution codes. The court also hears civil cases involving landlord/tenant disputes.

Housing Court Mission 
At the Cleveland Municipal Housing Court, we are committed to improving the quality of life in our neighborhoods. Through fair, tough, and compassionate adjudication and mediation the court strives to protect the health, safety and aesthetics of the properties and physical environments of our communities. 


Ohio Landlord Training Class
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Wednesday, March 1st

Carnegie Branch Library

1900 Fulton Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44113

3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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Reclaiming Vacant Properties Information for Attendees Regarding Housing Court

Click here to view our 35th Anniversary Publication.
Click here to view our Court Initiatives.
Click here to view our Article in the University of Memphis Law Review.